Skip Navigation

EDUC652 - Powerful Technology Applications for the Active Learning Environments

Course Details

Course Code: EDUC652 Course ID: 4176 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course explores how technology may be used as a tool to facilitate changes in the ways teachers teach and students learn, and ultimately to examine how teachers can use technology more efficiently and effectively to improve student achievement. The course also examines how educators can increase their productivity by using technology for communication and collaboration among colleagues, staff, parents, students, and the larger community. This course addresses the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS•T), developed by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). (Prerequisite: EDUC503)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
07/27/21 - 12/31/21 01/03/22 - 02/27/22 Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
09/28/21 - 03/04/22 03/07/22 - 05/01/22 Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
11/30/21 - 04/29/22 05/02/22 - 06/26/22 Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

• Create lessons that efficiently utilize technology to inspire and promote creativity, advance student learning and promote student reflection. (NETS•T 1, 2; NCATE 1, 2; WVPTS 1, 2, 3)
• Design and evaluate a technology enriched learning environment that incorporates digital-age tools that will address the diverse needs of students. (NETS•T 1, 2; NCATE 1, 2, 4; WVPTS 1, 2, 3, 4)
• Describe how the use of technology and assessments in the classroom will be representative of the tools necessary for students to be successful in a global and digital society. (NETS•T 2, 3; NCATE 1, 2, 3, 4; WVPTS 1, 2, 3)
• Investigate, evaluate and effectively utilize current and emerging digital tools to support learning in a legal, ethical and safe environment. (NETS•T 3, 4; NCATE 1, 2, 4; WVPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
• Describe and evaluate your own professional development to help engage students and colleagues in a technologically rich community that is reflective of current research and professional practice. (NETS•T 4, 5; NCATE 1, 2, 3; WVPTS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

Course Textbooks:

There are two textbooks required for this course and you will need to access the ISTE standards online:

Lever-Duffy, J & McDonald, J. B. (2015). Teaching and learning with technology, Enhanced

Pearson eText with loose-leaf version -- Access card package. (5th ed.). NY: Pearson.

Wiske, M.S., Franz, K.R., & Breit, L. (2005). Teaching for understanding with technology. San

Francisco: Jossey-Bass Inc.

Website: ISTE

Book Title:Teaching for Understanding With Technology - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
Publication Info:Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Author:Wiske, Martha Stone / Breit, Lisa
Unit Cost:$27.00
Book Title:Teaching and Learning with Technology, 6th Edition
Publication Info:Pearson
Author:Judy Lever-Duffy, Jean McDonald
Unit Cost:$59.99
Electronic ISBN:9780134521862
Electronic Unit Cost:$74.99

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.